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Stash by AppsCode is a cloud native data backup and recovery solution for Kubernetes workloads. If you are running production workloads in Kubernetes, you might want to take backup of your disks, databases etc. Traditional tools are too complex to setup and maintain in a dynamic compute environment like Kubernetes. Stash is a Kubernetes operator that uses restic or Kubernetes CSI Driver VolumeSnapshotter functionality to address these issues. Using Stash, you can backup Kubernetes volumes mounted in workloads, stand-alone volumes and databases. User may even extend Stash via addons for any custom workload.


Features Community Edition Enterprise Edition Scope
Open source Stash Free for everyone Open Core Stash for production Enterprise workloads
Backup & Restore Stand-alone Volume (PVC) PersistentVolumeClaim, PersistentVolume
Schedule Backup, Instant Backup Schedule through cron expression or trigger instant backup using Stash Kubernetes plugin
Pause Backup No new backup when paused.
Backup & Restore subset of files Only backup/restore the files that matches the provided patterns
Cleanup old snapshots automatically Cleanup old snapshots according to different retention policies
Encryption, Deduplication (send only diff) Encrypt backed up data with AES-256. Stash only sends the changes since last backup.
CSI Driver Integration VolumeSnapshot for Kubernetes workloads. Supported for Kubernetes v1.17.0+.
Prometheus Metrics Rich backup metrics, restore metrics and Stash operator metrics.
Security Built-in support for RBAC, PSP and Network Policy
CLI kubectl plugin (for Kubernetes 1.12+)
Extensibility and Customizability Write addons for bespoke applications and customize currently supported workloads
Hooks Execute httpGet, httpPost, tcpSocket and exec hooks before and after of backup or restore process.
Cloud Storage as Backend Stores backup data in AWS S3, Minio, Rook, GCS, Azure, OpenStack Swift, Backblaze B2 and Rest Server
On-prem Storage as Backend Stores backup data in any locally mounted Kubernetes Volumes such as NFS, etc.
Backup & Restore databases PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, MariaDB, Percona XtraDB
Auto Backup Share backup configuration across workloads using templates. Enable backup for a target application via annotation.
Batch Backup & Batch Restore Backup and restore co-related applications (eg, WordPress server and its database) together
Point-In-Time Recovery (PITR) Planned Restore a set of files from a time in the past.
Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Open Policy Agent (OPA)
Pod Security Policy (PSP)
Network Policy
GDPR Planned